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The Preuss School Substitute Teachers

Position overview

Position title: Preuss Substitute Teacher
Salary range: $300/day.
Review timeline: 08/24/2023 - 08/23/2024

Application Window

Open date: September 15, 2023

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Oct 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Aug 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

K-12 Daily Substitute Teacher Rate: $300/day.
Several Substitute Teacher positions available for hire.

The Preuss School at UC San Diego ( is a charter middle and high school dedicated to providing a rigorous college-prep education for low-income scholars who will become the first in their families to graduate from college. As a department within UC San Diego Academic Affairs, The Preuss School also serves as a model school to study and develop best practices in the preparation of underserved scholars for college admission.

Under direction of the Principal, in the absence of the classroom teacher, provide instruction, encourage student progress, and manage the learning environment. Demonstrate professional practices in teaching, using course of study provided by the regular classroom teacher. Adapt subject material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge students. Encourage students to think independently and express original ideas.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Bachelor's degree in K-12 educational subjects.
  • Current California Teaching Credential (CTC) – 30-day Emergency Substitute Credential.
  • Well defined plan to contribute to diversity.
  • Experience working with underserved student population.
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
  • Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) compliance.
  • Official job offer is contingent upon clearance of Live Scan background check and Tuberculosis (TB) screening.
Preferred qualifications
  • Choir/Orchestra experience

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Copy of Teaching Credential - Daily Substitute Teacher: CA 30-day Emergency Substitute Credential

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process

  • Evidence of Teaching (Optional) - Optional: Please provide evidence of teaching.

  • Misc / Additional - Please feel free to provide additional documents that may enhance qualifications.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
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Job location

La Jolla, CA